OpenStack Developer Mailing List Digest January 9-15

Success Bot Says

  • stevemar: Latest python-neutronclient use keystoneauth, yay!
  • devkulkarni: Devstack plugin for Solum finally working as expected.
  • dulek: Initial tests show that our rolling upgrades stuff is working fine – I’m able to use Mitaka’s Cinder API service with Liberty’s cinder-scheduler and c-volume services.
  • Tell us yours via IRC with a message “#success [insert success]”.

Cross-Project Specs & API Guidelines

  • Add clouds.yaml support specification [1]
  • Deprecate individual CLIs in favor of OSC [2]
  • Add description of pagination parameters [3].

Release Models To Be Frozen Around Mitaka-2

  • Deadline: Mitaka-2, January 21st
  • Example, your release model is release:independent, and you want to switch to cycle-oriented models (e.g. release:cycle-with-intermediary or release:cycle-with-milestones). [4]
  • To change your project, propose an openstack/governance change in reference/projects.yaml file [5].

Vision and Changes For OpenStack API Guides

  • New tool: fairy-slipper [6]
    • Migrate files from WADL to Swagger.
    • Serve up reference info.
  • New build jobs to build API guides from project repos to
  • It was discussed in the last cross-project meeting [7] to answer questions.
  • There are a variety of specs [8][9] to go over this work.
  • See what’s happening this month [10].

“Upstream Development” Track At the Austin OpenStack Summit

  • Call for speakers [11] at the OpenStack conference in Austin will have a new track targeted towards upstream OpenStack developers.
    • Learn about new development processes
    • Tools that the infrastructure team gives us
    • New OSLO library features (or elsewhere)
    • Best practices
  • Probably Monday before the design summit tracks start.
  • Have a topic that fits this audience? Submit it! [12]

You Almost Never Need to Change Every Repository

  • There have been a lot of patches that tweak the same thing across many, many repositories.
  • Standardizations are great, but if you’re making the same change to more than a few repositories, we should be looking at another way to have that change applied.
  • If you find yourself making the same change over and over in a lot of projects, start a conversation on the dev mailing list first.

Release Countdown For Week R-11, Jan 18-22

  • Focus:
    • Next week is the second milestone for the Mitaka cycle.
    • Major feature work should be making good process, or be re-evaluated to see it really needs to land this cycle.
  • Release Actions:
    • Liaisons should submit tag requests to the openstack/releases repository for projects following the cycle-with-milestone before the end of the day on Jan 21.
    • Release liaison responsibility update should be reviewed [13].
  • Important Dates:
    • Mitaka 2: January 19-21
    • Deadline for Mitaka 2 tag: Jan 21
    • Release models to be frozen: Jan 21

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